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2 September 2014 Last updated at 14:50

Acid victim tells of 'face melting'Wayne Ingold

A father of two who had acid thrown into his face says he initially thought the liquid was juice.

Travellers were evicted from Dale Farm, near Basildon, on October 19Dale Farm council in new site hunt

A council that spent millions of pounds evicting travellers now asks landowners to offer up sites for 30 new pitches.

Douglas CarswellClacton by-election set for October

The Clacton by-election, triggered by Douglas Carswell's defection to UKIP, is to be held on 9 October, the Conservative Party says.

Deborah McGurran Article written by Deborah McGurran Deborah McGurran Political editor, East of England

High noon for UKIP in Clacton

As he stood outside McDonalds in the centre of Clacton, the UKIP leader Nigel Farage was clear about the importance of the forthcoming by-election.

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